To know God and to make Him known.

Articles by author: Caleb Skogen

Music Together!

Theologian Abraham Kuyper said, “There is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ, who is Sovereign over all, does not cry, ‘Mine!’” Not only does everything belong to God, but He has also given us responsibilities of stewardship...
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Why Music Theory?

For what should be the end of musicif not the love of beauty? - Plato When I took piano lessons, I hated doing music theory. I did not see that my stumbling and fumbling over pieces that required sight-reading and other knowledge of music theory was a result of my poor...
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“Education is to train the heart to love that which deserves loving.”

This quote from John Hodges’ first lecture at the Toward the Quadrivium event struck a chord with me. It invoked a desire to act! I realized there are many more good things I should love. So many, in fact, that it would require more than a million lifetimes of study...
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Talking Differently about Music

I have decided to take a different tack when I talk to someone about music. Usually, I ask a person what he likes to listen to, or what artists he likes. Why do I ask this question? Recently I heard a lecture on music and the arts by Dr. Jeremy Begbie. He said that...
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